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Johnson [née Russell], Jane (1706–1759), writer

Mary Clapinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195146561
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Johnson [née Russell], Jane (1706–1759), writer

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Johnson [née Russell], Jane (1706–1759), writer, was the daughter of Richard Russell, esquire, of Warwick, and his wife, Lucy Rainsford. She and her sister Lucy inherited their father's estate, which they sold in 1727. They lived for a time in London, and it was probably there that ...

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